|Letter: Elephant cruelty: Teach the kids|
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Elephant cruelty: Teach the kids
Editor: If you took your children to the Barnum and Bailey Circus in Jacksonville, I hope you taught them a lesson in animal cruelty.
Explain to them how the elephants are trained to stand on their heads and balance on a ball. Donít leave out the part about the use of sharp bull hooks behind their ears, chains and ropes confining a leg in such a painful position that the elephant will willingly learn to dance and do tricks for the amusement of the audience.
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